Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Core Academic Grant

Grants to Colorado Nonprofits and Public School Staff in Eligible
Locations for Academic Enrichment Materials and Programming

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Durango Education Foundation (DEF)

Deadline Date:

05/07/21 11:59 PM

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants to Colorado nonprofit organizations and PreK-12 public school teachers, staff, and administrators in eligible locations for academic enrichment programs, materials, and technology. Applicants must submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. Grants are intended to assist educators in serving students of all ages, abilities, and academic interest areas in Durango School District 9-R.

Areas that are funded:

  • Classroom needs not funded by the 9-R District budget
  • Academic Programs: pilot, innovative, collaborative, and/or regular ongoing
  • Programs to build or reward character, improve study habits, or encourage academic proficiency
  • Education in Visual and/or Performing Arts
  • Professional development expenses that are a part of a larger grant proposal
  • Programs offered by community organizations serving 9-R students

Technology Requests: Applicants must inquire with 9-R Technology Department to ensure item(s) meet standard lists and infrastructure requirements (i.e. connectivity, Wi-Fi, installation).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139394

Term of Contract:

Grants must be fully implemented within one year of award. Exceptions must have DEF approval.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are open to any teacher, staff member or administrator in Durango School District 9-R. They are also open to other nonprofit organizations with programs that serve the students in Durango 9-R.

Areas that will not be awarded:
- Staff, substitute, and administrative salaries
- Professional development expenses, except if they are a part of a larger grant proposal
- Items otherwise adequately funded (or planned to be funded) in the 9-R budget
- Athletics, e.g. programs, travel, facilities, or equipment

For Organizations Outside of School District 9-R: Organization must be a 501(c)3 non-profit. Grant must impact 9-R classrooms. Use of a 9-R facility or incorporation into a 9-R program will require building supervisor’s permission; please document permission(s) in your grant. Note: technology and materials purchased within this grant become property of Durango School District 9-R; exceptions can be made by DEF.
.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline to Apply: May 7, 2021 at 11:59 PM

Application Instructions:
1. Read through the Important Notes section below carefully.
2. Submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) and discuss your grant proposal with the Executive Director to ensure it will be considered by the DEF Grants Committee.
3. Prepare & Submit your Application through our automated system. Don’t forget to prepare your budget and include quotes – these will be the only attachment(s) you will need to upload.
4. Contact DEF to schedule a school visit with a DEF representative to view your grant in action
5. Submit your Post-Grant Evaluation after implementation, if your grant is funded. Don’t forget to take photographs – obtain permission to photograph students before submitting them to DEF!!

More information:
https://www.durangoeducationfoundation.org/what-we-fund/grants/

How to Apply:
https://www.durangoeducationfoundation.org/student-travel-competition/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online Letter of Inquiry Submission:
https://durangoeducationfoundation.secure.force.com/Grant/

Diana Cruz, DEF Executive Director
Phone: (970) 385-1491
Email: 9RFoundationGrants@gmail.com

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Colorado: Durango School District 9-R

Suggested Grants:

Grants to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, Educational Institutions, and Tribes to Reduce Violent C...

Deadline 06/22/21

Grants to USA government agencies, educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, faith-based and community organizations, and tribal governments for activities to reduce violent crime in local neighborhoods. Interested applicants are advised that required registra

GrantWatch ID#: 123715

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Tribes to Provide Technical Assistance and Counseling to Disadv...

Deadline 05/20/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and Tribes to provide technical assistance and counseling for disadvantaged small businesses. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. The purpose of the available funding is to support

GrantWatch ID#: 125374

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Increase Organizational Capacity to Improve Housing...

Deadline 06/14/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and eligible agencies to increase organizational capacity to improve housing practices. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to strengthen organizational capacity

GrantWatch ID#: 125731

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofit Charitable Organizations to Impact Public Policy in a Var...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit charitable organizations to impact public policy in a variety of national and international issues. In previous years, grants have been awarded for general operations and project support to think tanks, national councils, judicial orga

GrantWatch ID#: 125864

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Facilitate Workplace Readiness for Women

Deadline 06/04/21

Grants to USA community-based nonprofit organizations to facilitate workplace readiness for women. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to four weeks to complete. Eligible programs are those that prepare women to work in fields in which women a

GrantWatch ID#: 128392

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Economic Development and Job Training in Eli...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to address the needs of residents in eligible counties, with priority given to low- to moderate-income populations. Applicants in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,

GrantWatch ID#: 130602